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NINR-Hosted End-of-Life and Palliative Care Lecture: April 18, 2013

March 1, 2012

NINR-supported researcher Jennifer Temel, M.D., Ph.D. will present “Integrating Palliative and Oncology Care in Patients with Advanced Cancer” as part of the NIH End-of-Life and Palliative Care Special Interest Group (EOL PC SIG) Lecture Series on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. in Natcher Building 45, Room J.

Dr. Temel's research interests include optimizing the delivery of care for both lung cancer patients and their families, with a focus on palliative and end-of-life care. She is a current NINR R01 grant recipient for her study entitled “Early Palliative Care for Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients.”

The NIH EOL PC SIG provides a forum for interested researchers from the NIH Intramural and Extramural Research Programs as well as interdisciplinary scientists from the non-NIH community to discuss current trends and exchange information in end-of-life and palliative care (EOL PC) research, including research translation. Meetings include lectures from leading researchers in the field and group discussions of topical events or work-in-progress within the EOL PC scientific and research communities.

For more information, visit For visitors to the NIH campus, information is available at

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